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day before Christmas. There are fourteen holidays, in addition to Sundays, obligatory on members of the Busso-Greek Church, and there are many regulations about individual written contracts with each laborer, to violate which is a serious offense for either work-
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man or employer. For joining a strike a man may serve a year in prison, as this involves a violation of a written agreement. These rules, although enforced with autocratic completeness, are tempered by regulations that allow for accidents and for extraordinary repairs.